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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization, Mental Health, Polio 87.10: Care for the Mentally Ill ; Components of Mental Health Policies Governing the Provision of Psychiatric Services

By Terrence S. Callanan

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization, Mental Health, Polio 87.10: Care for the Mentally Ill ; Components of Mental Health Policies Governing the Provision of Psychiatric Services  
Author: Terrence S. Callanan
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Callanan, T. S. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization, Mental Health, Polio 87.10. Retrieved from http://kindle.worldlibrary.net/


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An Advisory Croup on the Development of Guidelines f u r Mental health Policy Fornolation met a t the World Health Orkanization (WHO) Collaborating Centre f o r Kesearch and Training i n Mental Health, Douglas Hospital Centre, Montreal, Canada, on November 10, 11, and 12, 1986. This document was developed from the r e p o r t of t h a t meeting. This group d e a l t p r i ~ ~ ~ a r i l y w i t h t h e p r o v i s i o n of s e r v i c e s f o r the mentally ill, although a few o t h e r a s p e c t s were touclicd upon and have been included b r i e f l y i n t h i s document. More p j r l i c u l a r l y , thc ~ r u u p spent time d i s c u s s i n g the promotion of mental h e a l t h i n order t o put the c a r e of the mentally ill i n t o a broader mental health context. ?Ire s u b j e c t of mental h e a l t h prc~motion is t h e r e f o r e lncluded a s a p p r o p r i a t e . Thirteen p a r t i c i p a n t s , r e p r e s e n t i n g seven c o u n t r i e s coming Prom the N r i c a n , American, European and South-East Asian Regions of the World Health Organization as we'll a s three i n v i t e d g u e s t s (a l i s t of p a r t i c i p a n t s is given i n Annex l ) , reviewed the. complex i s s u e of mental h c a l t h p o l i c y f o r m u l a t i o n by studying c u r r e n t mental h e a l t h c a r e d e l i v e r y systems and t h e i r supporting legislation or p o l i c i e s i n a broad ranee of l o c a l , r e g i o n a l , and natXonn1 s e t t i n g s . On t h i s b a s i s , the group attempted t o i d e n t i f y key conceptual i s s u e s inipottant i n t h e f o r m u l a t i o n of a inental h e a l t h policy and t o r e p o r t thcm here. The endeavor has not been t o produce a d r a f t universal. urental h c a l t h policy nor a formula f o r one. Rather, t h e g o a l has focussed on an objecclve of IJHO's seventh general prograni.le of work dealing wiL11 thc p t o l e c t f o n and promotion o i mental health: t o develop methods and m a t e r i a l which w i l l f a c i l i t a t e menral h e a l t h policy formulation e s p e c i a l l y in r e l a t i o n t o t l i a t part 01 ttle programme deallilg with mental d i s o r d e r s .

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TABLE OF CONTENTS I n t r o d u c t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Mental Health Policy Formulation: Challenges and Opportunities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Health f o r A l l by the Year 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 For A l l ' ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 n ~ eY ear 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Primary :lcalth Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The E f f o r t Spectrum i n Elentai Ilealth . . . . . . . . 4 F e s t a r s I n f l u t l n c i n ~ :M ental Health Policy . 5 The Underlying Values f o r Mental Health . . . . . . . 5 Issues Emerging from a Review of National S i t u a t i o n s . . 6 A l t e r n a t i v e s t o I n s t i t u t i o ~ l a l Care . . . . . . . . . . 6 ~ c c e n t m l i z a t i o n / R e ~ o n d i z a t i.o ~.~ . . . . . . . 7 Community Prrrticipatlon and A t t i t u d e s . . . . . . . . 7 Cornnunicy Support Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 I n t e g r a t i o n and Coordination . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Basis f o r Policy Formulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 R e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r Mental t k a l t l r Policy . . . . . . . 8 The Need f o r information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Demographic and E p i d c m i o l o ~ i c a lD ata . . . . . . . . 8 Existing Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 S t a r e of the Art Information . . . . . . . . . . . . Y Evaluation i~ndR cscilrcll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Policy and L e g i s l a t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 i n t e r r c l a t i o n s l ~ l p si n Policy E'orinulation . . . . . . . . 9 L e g i s l a t i v e Framework f o r Mental t k a l t h Policy . . . 10 A Modcl f o r Eleiltnl Henltli Policy . . . . . . . . . . I1 P a t i e n t s ' Rights and K a s p o n s i b i l i t i e s . . . . . . . 1 2 1;iChts to Treatment . Allocation UT Resources . 12 P a t i e n t s ' Rights . The Mental Herriltli Context . 13

 

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